Procurement & Logistics Manager Emirates Airline Dubai UAE

  • Full time
  • Dubai, UAE
  • Posted 7 months ago
  • 8000-15000 AED / Month

Emirates Airline is accepting applications for the open job position of Procurement & Logistics Manager (HR & Financial Services Category) in Dubai, UAE. With over 160 Nationalities, Emirates Airline is truly a global organization with talented people employed from every Continent. It connects the world to, and through, its global hub in Dubai. The Airline operates modern, efficient and comfortable aircraft, and the culturally diverse workforce delivers Award-winning services to Emirates’ customers across six continents every day.

Purpose of Procurement & Logistics Manager

At Emirates Airline Dubai (UAE), the job purpose of a Procurement & Logistics Manager – HR & Financial Category is to provide Account Management service to the nominated business units. He/She will adopt the best practice Procurement Techniques to achieve lowest cost of Ownership and Achievement of the agreed service levels.

Duties of Procurement & Logistics Manager

  • Provide support to the Vice President, Procurement & Logistics (Services) and/or Manager Procurement & Logistics.
  • Develop and Implement strategies to deliver the lowest total cost of Ownership for acquisition of capital, goods or service items.
  • Independently decide on and authorize supply orders and contracts for values upto AED 100,000.
  • Where contract values exceed this financial limit, analyse and prepare reports & recommendations for review & approval at Manager P&L, VP & SVP level.
  • Manage and provide guidance to a team of subject matter experts to provide a full service Procurement function within agreed service levels to Customer Departments.
  • Carry out the Sourcing, Pre-qualification and Evaluation of suppliers as per company Policies.

What you’ll do

  • Ensure the development of tender documents. Lead Cross-functional teams to produce detailed specifications (where appropriate, in conjunction with Legal and other departments). Also, subsequently issue for tender to obtain equal and competitive quotations.
  • As an account manager, provide expert advice to customer departments during product design phase in order to optimize value for money to the Group.
  • Negotiate contract prices and terms and conditions where Business impact/value/risk is deemed high.
  • Ensure the attainment of Company’s best Contractual and Commercial position. Minimize the supply and commercial risk.
  • Liaise & Communicate closely with Customer Departments at all times. Ensure that the Customer Department is fully involved in the procurement process.
  • Proactively search for and identify opportunities for cost reduction wherever possible.
  • Benchmark the performance of their sections against available Statistics/Indicators. Identify areas for improvement. This will include knowledge of Technical Advances, Market Developments and other relevant changes in the supply market.
  • Critically evaluate reports generated by reporting staff to assess Performance of their respective sections. Take corrective action on requirement.

Education & Experience

  • Degree or Honors (12+3 or equivalent) ideally in a Business Management and/or Supply Chain.
  • MCIPS – Professional Diploma in Purchasing & Supply is a must.
  • 8+ Years Experience in Procurement, Contract Management.
  • Experience preferably in an Airline or other Blue Chip Organisation in the middle management level with strong financial acumen (need not have worked in the Finance Department).
  • Preferred experience in a direct Procurement organization dealing with multiple contract types covering Corporate, HR and Financial Services.
  • Demonstrated experience connected with Corporate and Professional Services Procurement.
  • Demonstrable experience connected with payments and Financial Services Procurement.
  • Good experience as an Account Manager with savings tracking and Measurement.


  • Understanding of best-in-class Procurement processes, systems and practices.
  • HR, Financial Services Category knowledge required.
  • Understanding of Supply Market Research and Supplier Analysis.
  • Supplier Cost Models & Total Cost of Ownership Analysis and Supplier Analysis Knowledge.
  • Deep Knowledge of Supplier Evaluation, Registration and On-boarding.


  • Customer focused & takes time to understand the needs of the Business Partnering, Influencing and Negotiation skills.
  • Ability to operate effectively in an environment with tight deadlines and finite Resources and Uncertainty.
  • Strong Organisational and Negotiation skills.
  • Strong Interpersonal skills, Experience and Confidence to adequately deal with senior personnel.
  • Analytical Decision-making, with strong Commercial acumen.

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